Security+ Exam Prep Question of the Week

Which of the following performs loop protection?

  1. 802.1x
  2. Spanning tree protocol
  3. VPN
  4. caching

The answer is 2.

Spanning tree protocol (STP) is a networking protocol that prevents looping transmission paths from being usable in a layer 2 network structure (i.e. comprised of bridges and switches).

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